News from Supreme

  • There is Only One Word for What is Happening: Genocide March 10, 2016
    A major report submitted to Secretary of State John Kerry making the case that genocide is being waged against Christians in the Middle East was released today by the Knights of Columbus and In Defense of Christians at a news conference at the National Press Club.
  • Knights of Columbus Named a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company March 7, 2016
    The Knights of Columbus has been recognized as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere® Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.
  • K of C Applauds House Foreign Affairs Committee for Unanimous Action on Genocide March 2, 2016
    The Knights of Columbus has welcomed the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s unanimous passage of a resolution that would express Congress's judgment that the Islamic State's targeting of Christians, Yazidis, Turkmen, Kurds and other ethnic minorities constitutes "genocide."
  • Consecration and Renewal March 1, 2016
    Councils can strengthen Catholic family life through our prayer program and consecration to the Holy Family
  • Touch Down for Special Olympics Athletes February 29, 2016
    A mini football “combine” was held over the weekend in Indianapolis for Special Olympics athletes to experience a series of drills and activities similar to those performed by athletes simultaneously participating in the NFL Scouting Combine.
  • Knights Know Mercy February 22, 2016
    During Lent, Knights are encouraged to share what their councils are doing in response to Pope Francis’ call to grow in faith by performing the corporal and spiritual works of mercy.
  • Stop the Christian Genocide February 22, 2016
    A new online petition is urging U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry not to exclude Christians from a declaration of genocide at the hands ISIS. Co-sponsored by In Defense of Christians (IDC) and the Knights of Columbus, the petition can be signed at StopTheChristianGenocide.org
  • A Symbol of Suffering, of Unity, and of Hope February 12, 2016
    Christians in the Middle East continue to face persecution and extinction simply for their belief in Jesus Christ. Their fate, however, has largely been ignored by the secular media.
  • Knights of Columbus ‘40 Bucks for Lent’ Campaign to Help Persecuted Middle Eastern Christians February 9, 2016
    The Knights of Columbus is asking those considering a Lenten sacrifice to give “40 Bucks for Lent” and use the hashtag #40BucksForLent to help Middle Eastern Christians and other religious minorities suffering religious persecution there.
  • Scoring for Charity February 5, 2016
    On the Monday prior to Super Bowl Sunday, California Knights of Columbus and representatives from the Supreme Council joined Football Hall of Famers Anthony Muñoz (Cincinnati Bengals) and Dave Casper (Oakland Raiders), Raiders Head Coach Jack Del Rio and his wife Linda, and several current NFL players and coaches to distribute coats to the students at an inn […]
  • Celebrating Black History Month and the Pivotal Role of African Americans in the Making of America February 1, 2016
    In 1924, Jim Crow laws were still enforced in many parts of the United States and the Ku Klux Klan was experiencing resurgence. Martin Luther King Jr. had not yet been born, and the Civil Rights Act would not be enacted for another 40 years. Nonetheless, it was the year in which the Knights of Columbus commissioned and published a landmark history of black A […]
  • Families: Essential Agents of Evangelization February 1, 2016
    The Order is expanding efforts to strengthen the domestic church and our parishes
  • The Catholic Difference February 1, 2016
    As brother Knights, our claim is not simply hyperbole: We know that our beloved founder lived a virtuous and holy life. We hope and pray that he will be raised to the dignity of the altar.
  • A Portfolio of Protection February 1, 2016
    Over the course of the last 133 years, the products and protection offered by the Knights of Columbus have grown to meet changing needs.
  • The Gift of Sharing January 28, 2016
    Supreme Knight Carl Anderson joined Connecticut Knights as well as firefighters and police from New Haven, Conn., to give out new winter coats to children in need at John S. Martinez Magnet School.
  • Knights Serve as Leaders at Eucharistic Congress January 27, 2016
    One year after Pope Francis made his historic visit to the Philippines in January 2015, the Asian nation is hosting another major Vatican event with the 51st International Eucharistic Congress in Cebu City.
  • K of C Insurance Marks 15th Consecutive Year of Sales Growth January 25, 2016
    Record comes during the same year the Knights topped $100 billion of live insurance in force.
  • A People of Life January 25, 2016
    Knights among the thousands of participants who braved the winter storm and attended the 2016 March for Life.
  • This Lent, Sacrifice for Those Who Suffer January 22, 2016
    Supreme Knight announces membership milestone and addresses future path for the Order
  • Going Beyond Labels January 20, 2016
    New Marist Poll shows majority of Americans, including pro-choice supporters, want restrictions on abortions.
  • Created Equal January 15, 2016
    In 1924, Jim Crow laws were still enforced in many parts of the United States. Martin Luther King Jr. was not yet born, and the height of the civil rights movement wouldn’t be for another 40 years. Nonetheless, it was at this time that the Knights of Columbus commissioned and published The Gift of Black Folk: The Negroes in the Making of America by famous ci […]
  • Disaster Alert - Illinois January 8, 2016
    The Illinois Department of Insurance has issued Bulletin 2015-13 in response to recent severe flooding that has impacted many policyholders in the counties of Calhoun, Jackson, Jersey, Madison, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair, Alexander, Cass, Christian, Clinton, Cumberland, Douglas, Iroquois, Lawrence, Marion, Menard, Morgan, Moultrie, Pike, Richland, Sangamon […]
  • Our Service to Youth January 1, 2016
    Strengthening collaboration with parishes will allow K of C councils to better serve young people
  • By the Numbers January 1, 2016
    The Knights of Columbus is known throughout the world for its charitable giving and its tireless service to the Church.
  • A Tradition of Service January 1, 2016
    A career as a Knights of Columbus field agent may very well be the most rewarding, fulfilling and unique opportunity that you’ll ever come across.
  • Majority of Americans – And Candidates of Both Parties – Say Christians Face Genocide in Middle East December 30, 2015
    A new nationwide survey conducted by Marist Poll finds that Americans are well aware of ISIS’ atrocities against Christians and other minorities in the Middle East, and believe those actions to constitute genocide.
  • Knight Recognized for Faith and Achievements December 17, 2015
    Major league baseball’s Craig Stammen, a member of the Knights of Columbus Sports Council, was honored recently by Catholic Athletes for Christ (CAC) during its fifth annual Courage Awards reception to recognize for his distinguished athletic achievement and also for boldly sharing the Catholic faith.
  • Pope Francis Meets with K of C Leaders December 17, 2015
    Pope Francis received Supreme Knight Carl Anderson and Supreme Chaplain Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore in a private audience at the Vatican on Dec. 17. It was the fourth such audience granted by Pope Francis to the supreme knight at the Apostolic Palace.
  • New Documentary on St. John Paul II Premieres December 10, 2015
    A new documentary illustrating how St. John Paul II was a driving force in liberating Central and Eastern Europe from communist rule, inspiring a “revolution of conscience” that was pivotal in the collapse of the Iron Curtain in 1989, made its national debut on Dec. 6 with a special screening at the Copernicus Center in Chicago, a cultural hub for the city’s […]
  • Testimony Calls for Policy Changes to Protect Christians and other Minorities in the Middle East December 9, 2015
    In testimony before the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organization, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson today provided four policy recommendations to address the on-going crisis of Christian and other religious minorities in Syria and Iraq.
  • Testimony of Mr. Carl A. Anderson before the House Foreign Affairs Committee December 9, 2015
    Thank you for the opportunity to appear before this subcommittee and discuss the Knights of Columbus humanitarian aid programs. Over the course of the past year, our programs have helped feed, heal, shelter and educate many thousands of desperate Christians in church-run camps or other private places of refuge in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.
  • Opening Mass for Jubilee of Mercy Broadcastin Ultra HD December 8, 2015
    The opening Mass for the Jubilee of Mercy and the opening of the Holy Door at St. Peter’s Basilica, held Dec. 8, was seen around the world in greater clarity than previously possible, thanks to an overhaul of the video equipment used by Vatican Television Centre (CTV) .
  • State Department Urged Not to Exclude Christians from Middle Eastern Genocide Declaration December 4, 2015
    Christians must not be excluded from a finding of genocide in the Middle East, according to a letter sent today to Secretary of State John Kerry.
  • Journey to the Inn December 2, 2015
    In an increasingly secular world, many Catholics are faced with the difficulty of sharing the faith. With the bustle of Christmas shopping and the frequent removal of religious imagery from Christmas displays, it seems that communities have forgotten the incredible gift of Christ and the beauty of his birth.
  • Our Mission to Build the Domestic Church and Strengthen Parish Life December 1, 2015
    On Nov. 20, I delivered the following address at the Order’s midyear organizational meeting of state deputies in San Antonio. I encourage all brother Knights to read and reflect on these remarks, in which I outline key principles for the future growth and work of the Knights of Columbus.
  • $100 Billion: A Milestone in Protection December 1, 2015
    I think it is a testament to three things: the quality of our business, the trust our members have in the Knights of Columbus, and our dedicated agents who represent us in the field
  • Connecticut Knights of Columbus Distribute Kids Coats on ‘Black Friday’ November 27, 2015
    As many headed out to shop on the day after Thanksgiving, hundreds of area children received a free and much-needed gift as the Knights of Columbus distributed new winter coats to children in need at six sites throughout Connecticut on Black Friday, Nov. 27.
  • Knights of Columbus Support New Haven Day of Giving November 23, 2015
    The Knights of Columbus supported a food distribution program led by New Haven-based ministry His Divine Fellowship on Saturday, Nov. 21, at Wexler-Grant Community School.
  • Knights of Columbus’ Gift Helps Connecticut Food Bank Make Thanksgiving Special November 22, 2015
    The Knights of Columbus has donated $20,000 to assist the Connecticut Food Bank in providing Thanksgiving turkeys to those in need.
  • Homily of Supreme Chaplain Archbishop William E. Lori November 22, 2015
    What a pleasure to celebrate the beautiful feast of Christ the King with all of you, the family of the Knights of Columbus. For our knighthood is at the service of Jesus Christ, our great king and shepherd, and our gallant service seeks to advance not an earthly kingdom but rather a kingdom “not of this world,” the kingdom of God. Let us then hasten to make […]
  • State Deputies and KofC Leaders Gather to Discuss Membership November 21, 2015
    Supreme Knight announces membership milestone and addresses future path for the Order
  • What Happens If You Live? November 16, 2015
    Thanks to marvelous innovations in medical technology, and advances in living and working conditions, many of us will enjoy long, prosperous lives. With average life expectancies on the rise, there’s a lot to be grateful for and look forward to.
  • Why We Offer Insurance November 4, 2015
    Before you think about how you and your family would use life insurance, how your council members can benefit from our insurance program, or what products and options you would need, there’s a more basic question that needs to be answered: Why do the Knights of Columbus care about life insurance?
  • Historic Milestones for K of C Insurance November 4, 2015
    Historic Milestones for K of C Insurance
  • A Portfolio of Protection November 4, 2015
    Over the course of the last 132 years, the products and protection offered by the Knights of Columbus to members and their families have grown to meet changing needs.
  • A New Career Path to Consider November 4, 2015
    A career with the Knights of Columbus could be the missing piece for your peace of mind.
  • The Supreme Knight Reflects on the Order's Insurance Program November 4, 2015
    I think it is a testament to three things: the quality of our business, the trust our members have in the Knights of Columbus, and our dedicated agents who represent us in the field.
  • Mobilizing for Christians in the Middle East November 1, 2015
    The Christian family must be supported in its vital role in the life and mission of the Church
  • New Documentary on Our Lady of Guadalupe to Air on ABC This Fall October 8, 2015
    A new documentary film narrated by actor Jim Caviezel offers original insights into the details, story and impact of the 16th century apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe — one of the most recognizable religious icons in the American hemisphere.
  • Insurance for Young Knights October 2, 2015
    Insurance for Young Knights
  • Pope Champions Human Dignity at United Nations September 26, 2015
    In one of the most anticipated speeches of Pope Francis during his apostolic visit to the United States, the Holy Father addressed the General Assembly of the United Nations Friday morning, Sept. 25. With more than 190 heads of state in attendance, he discussed a wide range of issues affecting governments throughout the world.
  • Attendees at Junipero Serra’s Canonization Receive Essay on Saint by Supreme Knight September 23, 2015
    Attendees of Father Junipero Serra’s canonization at the papal Mass in Washington on Wednesday each received a bilingual booklet with two essays on the new saint that explain Serra, dispel myths about him and correctly depict portions of California's history that are wrongly placed at his feet of the Spanish missionaries.
  • Knights Stand Ready As Pope Arrives in United States September 22, 2015
    With Pope Francis arriving for his first apostolic voyage to the United States, the Knights of Columbus is providing support at each location he visits in solidarity with the Holy Father.
  • Knights Prepare for Visit of Pope Francis September 17, 2015
    With Pope Francis making his first apostolic journey to the United States, Sept. 22-27, the Knights of Columbus has been laboring for months to help provide a gracious welcome in each location where the Holy Father will appear – Washington, D.C.; New York; and Philadelphia.
  • K of C Funds Month’s Supply of Food for Iraqi Christians September 3, 2015
    As September begins, the Knights of Columbus unveils a new television commercial and is financing the delivery of one month’s supply of food to more than 13,500 displaced families from Mosul and Nineveh who fled to the Erbil area in Kurdistan.
  • Retire with the Knights of Columbus September 1, 2015
    There are few things in life that are harder to predict than how much money we’ll need in retirement.
  • Holy and Loving Families September 1, 2015
    The Christian family must be supported in its vital role in the life and mission of the Church
  • Court agrees with Becket—Protects World War II Monument From Atheist Attack August 31, 2015
    Moments ago, a Court agreed with the Becket Fund that a historical World War II memorial affectionately called “Big Mountain Jesus” by locals can remain standing in the ski slopes near Kalispell, Montana.
  • On Eve of Papal Visit, Poll Finds Practicing Catholics Support Church Teaching August 28, 2015
    On the eve of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States, a new Knights of Columbus-Marist poll reveals that practicing Catholics approve of Pope Francis at even higher rates than non-practicing Catholics or Americans in general, and also support Church teaching by much wider margins than other groups.
  • Though Most Know Little About Him, Pope Viewed Favorably by Americans August 28, 2015
    With Pope Francis visiting the United States in just under a month, a newly released Knights of Columbus-Marist poll shows the pope is popular, but largely unknown by the American public.
  • On Eve of Papal Visit, Poll Finds Practicing Catholics Support Church Teaching August 28, 2015
    On the eve of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States, a new Knights of Columbus-Marist poll reveals that practicing Catholics approve of Pope Francis at even higher rates than non-practicing Catholics or Americans in general, and also support Church teaching by much wider margins than other groups.
  • Though Most Know Little About Him, Pope Viewed Favorably by Americans August 28, 2015
    With Pope Francis visiting the United States in just under a month, a newly released Knights of Columbus-Marist poll shows the pope is popular, but largely unknown by the American public.
  • Knights of Columbus Earns Top Rating From A.M. Best for 40th Consecutive Year August 24, 2015
    Citing the Knights of Columbus' strong presence in Catholic communities and its members' loyalty, ratings agency A.M. Best reaffirmed the K of C’s rating of A++ (Superior) for financial strength. The rating agency’s announcement marks the 40th consecutive year that the Knights of Columbus earned A.M. Best's highest marks.
  • Homily of Supreme Chaplain Most Rev. William E. Lori Archbishop of Baltimore August 14, 2015
    A newspaper clipping survives that describes the sermon which a Dominican priest delivered at Father McGivney’s funeral Mass. It says that “Father Higgins’ remarks occupied about forty minutes … and many were moved to tears.” If I were to speak for forty minutes this afternoon there would not be tears but desperation.
  • A Fitting Tribute August 14, 2015
    At a Mass marking the 125th anniversary of the death of Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney, Knights and families from throughout Connecticut gathered in St. Mary’s Church in New Haven, where the Order was founded in 1882.
  • In Honor of the Order's Founder August 12, 2015
    The Knights of Columbus commemorates the 125th anniversary of the death of Venerable Father Michael McGivney with special events and coverage.
  • Founder of Knights of Columbus to be Honored on the 125th Anniversary of His Death August 12, 2015
    A Mass to mark the 125th anniversary of the death of Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus and a candidate for sainthood, will be held on Friday, Aug. 14, at noon at St. Mary’s Church, 5 Hillhouse Ave., New Haven.
  • Michigan Family Honored with International Award August 5, 2015
    It’s a well-known fact among Michigan councils and parishes that when there’s charitable work to be done, the Weingartz family can be called on to help.
  • Papal Greeting to the K of C Supreme Convention August 5, 2015
    In a letter of papal greeting to the Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention, Pope Francis expressed his “warm good wishes” to all present.
  • At Convention, Knights of Columbus Call Attention to Suffering Middle Eastern Christians August 5, 2015
    The Knights of Columbus will redouble its humanitarian efforts benefitting persecuted Middle Eastern Christians and begin an education campaign to make their plight better known. The effort is part of the Knights’ Christian Refugee Relief Fund, which has delivered more than $3 million in humanitarian aid to persecuted Christians and other religious minoritie […]
  • Annual Report of the Supreme Knight August 4, 2015
    In his Annual Report delivered at the 133rd Supreme Convention in Philadelphia, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson noted the Order’s record levels of charity, with over $173 million in donations and over 71.5 million hours of volunteer service.
  • Memory and Martyrdom August 1, 2015
    By honoring the places where the Catholic faith first took root in North America, we rediscover our call to be disciples today
  • Fraternity and Insurance: A Life-Changing Combination July 29, 2015
    One hundred and thirty three years ago, Father Michael J. McGivney worked to protect Catholic families.
  • Knights Mourn Death of Cardinal Baum July 24, 2015
    The members of the Knights of Columbus are deeply saddened by the death of Cardinal William W. Baum, the former Archbishop of Washington and Apostolic Penitentiary Emeritus, who passed away this week.
  • Knights of Columbus to Expand Humanitarian Assistance to Suffering Middle Eastern Christians July 24, 2015
    Having already donated more than $3 million in humanitarian aid to persecuted Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East, the Knights of Columbus will expand its efforts even further with a national campaign to raise funds and foster awareness of the terrible suffering of Christians and others in the Middle East.
  • The Knights of Columbus: “Founding Champion of The World Games” July 9, 2015
    Of the many causes supported by the Knights of Columbus, Special Olympics is one of the most cherished by the Order's members. Since the first Special Olympics games were created in 1968 by fellow Knight Sargent Shriver and his wife Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Knights of Columbus members have been active and devoted supporters.
  • The Knights of Columbus Guarantees July 1, 2015
    There’s much risk and speculation involved in life these days. With a volatile market and an unsettled economy, there’s too much left to chance.
  • The Enduring Call to Love July 1, 2015
    The Church responds to the challenge of secularization with prophetic wisdom regarding marriage, family and the human person
  • Knights help save historic Jesuit Martyrs Shrine June 14, 2015
    $600,000 donated in honor of first Jesuit Pope
  • In Honor of Pope Francis Knights Give Gift to NY Shrine June 13, 2015
    In honor of Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope, the Knights of Columbus is made a $600,000 donation to help save a historic shrine that honors North American Jesuit martyrs and the country’s first Native-American saint.
  • Remarks of Supreme Knight Carl A. AndersonShrine of Our Lady of Martyrs June 13, 2015
    There are special places around the globe where the spiritual history of the world unfolded. These places are holy ground. We think of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, built atop the burial place of our first pope, of Tepeyac Hill where Our Lady of Guadalupe appeared and changed the course of evangelization for an entire hemisphere, and today we think of Auries […]
  • Saturday Mass in Honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary June 6, 2015
    St. Boniface was a natural leader. He was well-educated, well-connected and everyone thought he would stay in his native England to pursue a promising career as a churchman.
  • Practicing a Charity That Evangelizes June 5, 2015
    The call for Knights of Columbus to practice a charity that evangelizes was the message that Supreme Knight Carl Anderson and Supreme Chaplain Archbishop William Lori brought to state deputies and state deputy-elects through their addresses to the 2015 Organizational Meeting of State Deputies
  • Answering the Call to Service June 5, 2015
    The Knights of Columbus has grown to new heights in its charitable giving and volunteer hours during 2014, once again answering Pope Francis’ call to reach out to those in need, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson told the state deputies and state deputy-elects in his address at the 2015 Organizational Meeting of State Deputies in New Haven.
  • The Call to Missionary Discipleship June 5, 2015
    St. Boniface was a natural leader. He was well-educated, well-connected and everyone thought he would stay in his native England to pursue a promising career as a churchman.
  • State Deputies Gather in New Haven June 4, 2015
    State leaders from across three continents gathered in New Haven, Conn., on Wednesday for the annual Organizational Meeting of Knights of Columbus State Deputies, being held June 3-7.
  • Consider a Volunteer Role at the 2015 World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia June 3, 2015
    The World Meeting of Families and Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia (September 22-27, 2015) is expected to attract well in excess of a million people to the City of Brotherly Love. Archbishop Chaput and the Philadelphia archdiocese need volunteers to welcome and assist the many visitors and support the scheduled events.
  • A Promise of a ‘New World’ June 1, 2015
    Last month, I had the privilege of participating in an international conference at the Pontifical North American College in Rome.
  • Canada’s National March For Life May 20, 2015
    Knights and their families were among the nearly 25,000 Canadians gathered on Ottawa’s Parliament Hill on May 14 to participate in the country’s 18th annual March for Life.
  • Knights of Columbus SupportsMilitary Pilgrimage to Lourdes May 20, 2015
    For the third consecutive year, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson joined nearly 200 military veterans, active service personnel and volunteers sponsored through the Archdiocese for the Military Services and Knights of Columbus during the 57th International Military Pilgrimage to Lourdes, France, May 15-18.
  • Military Bishop Addresses American Pilgrims in Lourdes May 17, 2015
    American veterans, active duty servicemen and women, and volunteers were urged to treasure the gift of time during homily at the Mass for American Pilgrims at the Rosary Basilica in Lourdes, France, on Friday, May 15.
  • Sharing the Gift of Time May 17, 2015
    Homily given by Bishop F. Richard Spencer, the Episcopal Vicar for Europe and Asia in the Archdiocese of Military Services, at the Opening Mass during the Warriors to Lourdes Pilgrimage to Lourdes, France, on Friday, May 15, 2015
  • A Pilgrimage Unlike Any Other May 8, 2015
    This Memorial Day weekend, wounded and disabled American military veterans are traveling to Lourdes, France, as part of the 55th International Military Pilgrimage.
  • Our Missionary Heritage May 1, 2015
    Thanks to the faith and sacrifice of so many, Catholic institutions have served countless neighbors in need
  • Protecting Your Paycheck May 1, 2015
    For most of us, the idea of not working is an exciting one. We relish weekends and vacations. We look forward to holidays and special occasions.
  • Supreme Knight Receives Notre Dame Award April 27, 2015
    At a ceremony held at the University of Notre Dame, Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson and the Knights of Columbus were honored with the annual Evangelium Vitae Medal, one of the nation’s most prestigious pro-life awards.
  • World Day of Prayer for Vocations April 24, 2015
    Show your support to people discerning the call to priesthood and religious life by standing with the entire Church in observing the World Day of Prayer for Vocations on Sunday, April 26, 2015.
  • Funding Completed for Father McGivney Military Chaplain Scholarship April 24, 2015
    Scholarship program which funds the education of seminarians preparing to become Catholic chaplains in the U.S. Armed Forces.
  • Keynote Address of Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson April 20, 2015
    May it please Your Excellencies, Reverend Fathers, Deacons, my brother knights and ladies, permit me to begin with a special word of thanks to our two bishops: Bishop Spencer who has been such a dedicated brother knight in the many countries in which the ministry of the Archdiocese for Military Services is active as well as our brother knight Bishop Francis […]
  • Remarks of Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson April 20, 2015
    Today we officially present the charter of St. Andrew Kim Daegon Council No. 16000 and St. Paul Chong Hosang Council No. 16,178. These councils are the first in Korea – in the Archdiocese of Seoul – and they are the first on the mainland of Asia. This is an historic day.
  • New Councils in Korea April 20, 2015
    In a historic ceremony that signaled the continued international expansion of the Knights of Columbus, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson presented charters for two new councils in Seoul, South Korea. Named for 19th-century Korean martyrs, the new councils are St. Andrew Kim Taegon Council No. 16000 and St. Paul Chong Hasang Council No. 16178.
  • Homily of Most Rev. F. Richard Spencer April 20, 2015
    Every four years as the date of the Olympic Games draw near, selected runners carry a flame torch from the site of the old games to the site of the new games. As privileged as these selected torch-bearers are, we as Christians, have a much greater privilege. We, you and I as the selected Baptized, carry the resurrection torch to all people's, giving the […]
  • Knights Mourn the Death of Cardinal Francis George April 17, 2015
    The Knights of Columbus mourns the death of a great friend, Cardinal Francis E. George, archbishop emeritus of Chicago, who passed away April 17 after a prolonged and heroic bout with cancer.
  • Assisted Suicide Bills Fail in Several States as Poll Shows Little Support and Major Concerns April 16, 2015
    As assisted suicide failed to pass in state legislatures across the country this year, a new Marist Poll sponsored by the Knights of Columbus found that a majority of Americans do not support assisted suicide and that strong majorities harbor deep concerns over such proposals.
  • Assisted Suicide Bills Fail in Several States as Poll Shows Little Support and Major Concerns April 16, 2015
    As assisted suicide failed to pass in state legislatures across the country this year, a new Marist Poll sponsored by the Knights of Columbus found that a majority of Americans do not support assisted suicide and that strong majorities harbor deep concerns over such proposals.
  • An Exceptional Missionary April 1, 2015
    The upcoming canonization of Blessed Junípero Serra is a significant event for the Church in America
  • An Ethical Responsibility March 27, 2015
    In March, the Knights of Columbus was named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the second year in a row.
  • Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors Announces Faith-Based Investment Solutions March 24, 2015
    The newly created Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors announced today the creation of four faith-based investment solutions specifically designed to meet the needs of Catholic institutions.
  • Connecticut Residents Not in Favor of Doctors’ Administering or Prescribing Fatal Drugs March 16, 2015
    Most know little or nothing about pending legislation, see serious risks in proposal.